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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-3215: libcap-ng capng_lock sets securebits in a scary manner

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-3215: libcap-ng capng_lock sets securebits in a scary manner

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/08/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

seunshare in policycoreutils 2.2.5 is owned by root with 4755 permissions, and executes programs in a way that changes the relationship between the setuid system call and the getresuid saved set-user-ID value, which makes it easier for local users to gain privileges by leveraging a program that mistakenly expected that it could permanently drop privileges.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libcap-ng

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